New York Knicks at Toronto Raptors NBA Parlay 3/18/2019
Monday, March 18, 2019
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The New York Knicks head to Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors on Monday, March 18, 2019. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 13.5 point favorites.
The Knicks have a record of 13-56. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -8.6 as they average 105.0 points per game while giving up 113.6 per contest. The Raptors have an overall mark of 49-20. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They total 114.0 points per contest and give up 108.8, which is a point differential of 5.2.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 29-38-2 against the spread this season
The New York Knicks are 30-39-0 against the over/under this year
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 30-37-2 against the spread this season
The Toronto Raptors are 38-31-0 against the over/under this year
Key New York Knicks Injuries
03/16/19 F Noah Vonleh Ankle is questionable Sunday vs LA Lakers
03/15/19 PG Dennis Smith Jr. Back is questionable Sunday vs LA Lakers
02/09/19 PG Frank Ntilikina Groin is out indefinitely
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
03/16/19 G Danny Green Ankle is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Detroit
03/16/19 PG Fred VanVleet Thumb is upgraded to questionable Sunday vs Detroit
03/15/19 PG Kyle Lowry Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Detroit
03/12/19 F Serge Ibaka Suspension is out 3 games
Dennis Smith averages 13.5 points per contest in 28.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.9 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%. Kevin Knox comes into this game averaging 12.2 points per contest while playing 27.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 27.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Kyle Lowry scores 14.8 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 9.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 113.6 points per contest which is 23rd in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.4 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they allow 25.4 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA. New York averages 105.0 points per contest, which is 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 30th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 44.8 boards per contest and 19.9 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 20th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors give up 108.8 points per game, which ranks them 10th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.6 dimes allowed per game and 12th with 44.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Raptors are 23rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest. Toronto is 8th in the NBA with 114.0 points per contest this season. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.2. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the league. They are 16th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.2 boards per contest and 14th in assists per game with 24.8. The Raptors are 17th in turnovers per contest with 14.0.
The Knicks are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.6, and their defensive rating of 113.1 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 16th in the league with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 30th. As a team they are 30th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league. New York is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 7th in the league.
Toronto is 17th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA. The Raptors are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 107.4, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 6th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 6th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take New York +13.5 and over 215 total points
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